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Want to own your own coffee shop?

By William Manzanares | September 13, 2017

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Why you need a mentor

By William Manzanares | August 8, 2017

‘Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood’ by Trevor Noah

By William Manzanares | July 14, 2017

Hands down one of the best books by Trevor Noah, host of the “Daily Show.” “Born a Crime” tells the stories of his younger life growing up in South Africa born of a white father and black mother, which was a crime in those days. I have to admit I listened to the book on…

How to Build Wealth

By William Manzanares | July 12, 2017

If you can dream it, you can do it

By William Manzanares | July 12, 2017

How Working In a Smoke Shop Could Be The Best Career Move You’ll Ever Make

By Sierra Hartman | June 28, 2017

When I first met William Manzanares we spent a long time talking about employees. Not just his employees, but the whole concept of what employees mean to a business. I’ve worked for a few companies that focused primarily on the more tangible aspects of business like sales and expansion while disregarding major issues like poor…

Looking for a chance

By William Manzanares | May 30, 2017

ussell Wilson In past articles I pretty much complained about find skilled workers. At the time I saw the articles more of me asking questions to see if any other manager or owner were facing the same obstacles. When I got reaction to the articles, I realized that others read the articles as me not…

It’s never too late to learn money management

By William Manzanares | May 30, 2017

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin Have you ever thought to yourself about why you weren’t taught about money management in school? Not only do they not teach you this in school, money isn’t talked about much there either. Well, the time for blaming what we didn’t learn in school…

Starting a business is like raising a child

By William Manzanares | May 30, 2017

Running a business is tough. It really is probably one of the hardest jobs to deal with. And for you parents out there, and single mothers, you have the toughest job on the planet. So I guess the best advice for any potential business owner is to raise your business like a child. When a…

Serial entrepreneur looks for new challenge

By William Manzanares | May 17, 2017

I write often about the dream of business ownership and the challenges of operating businesses. I have also written about mentorship and giving back to the community. So here is my newest challenge for readers to help me find a business that needs help to get off the ground. Do you or do you know…